Al-Ahram Weekly   Al-Ahram Weekly
23 - 29 September 1999
Issue No. 448
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875 Issues navigation Current Issue Previous Issue Back Issues

Plain talk
By Mursi Saad El-Din

Tahia Carioca

Dancing to the
rhythm of time

THE DEATH of Tahia Carioca, at the age of 80, on Monday afternoon, marks the end not only of an astonishingly multi-faceted contribution to Egyptian and Arab life, but also of an entire cultural era
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Films, chaos, confusion: the Fifteenth Alexandria International Film Festival was nonetheless an improvement on its predecessors

Critical posturing

Bedevilled with awards

In the shadow of upheaval

Growing vegetables

David Blake admires the harvest


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